Located on picturesque and tree-lined Locust Street, just steps from Rittenhouse Square and the Schuylkill Banks, is a stately and historic townhome in the heart of it all. Welcome home to 2219 Locust Street! This home sits on a 19'x70' lot and exudes curb appeal with it's lush window boxes and marble stepped entry. Pass through the lovely foyer into the home's main parlour area featuring soaring ceilings, oversized windows, crown molding, original inlaid hardwood floors, built-in shelving plus a gorgeous decorative fireplace with marble mantel. This oversized parlour is perfect for entertaining. Just down the hall beyond a convenient first floor powder room and coat closet is the fully equipped Chef's kitchen. This kitchen features the 2nd of three fireplaces, an abundance of counter and cabinet space, a built-in double oven, a stainless steel side by side refrigerator, and features the perfect breakfast area nook surrounded by windows and lush treetop views. The second level of this home features an oversized front bedroom, currently used as additional living space. This room features amazing light, high ceilings, gorgeous hardwood flooring, and two extra-large windows overlooking Locust Street. The back room on this level features the third fireplace (wood burning), and could serve as a bedroom, library, den, or an oversized home office. The space is currently set up as a den with a built-in home office, and has 3 west facing windows and 4 spectacular north facing leaded glass windows. The inlaid hardwood floors and crown molding give this room an old-world charm feel. There is a shared hall bath on this level with a pedestal sink and custom tile work in the open-concept shower, which gives this bathroom a luxurious European feel. The third level of this home features the primary bedroom with a private bathroom, a wall of closets and abundant natural light from the over-sized south facing windows. The primary bathroom features a large jetted tub, two conveniently located vanities, each with ample storage, a separate tiled stall shower, a private toilet room plus a linen closet. There is a another bedroom on this floor with a tiled hall bathroom as well. The spacious bedroom works well for guests or children and has windows facing both north and west. Additional storage and the 2nd HVAC system is located in a closet off the third floor hallway. A side-by-side laundry closet is also conveniently located on this level. The back patio is a zen urban oasis and is full of fantastic greenery and hardscape. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a quiet dinner or morning coffee in this tranquil space. The lower level is partially finished with several dry storage areas and houses all mechanicals including the first of the two heating (installed 2019) and air conditioning (installed 2019) systems and the hot water heater (installed 2016). Rest comfortably knowing that this house has been lived in lightly and very well maintained by the current owners including installation of a new sewer lateral in 2015. Last but not least, live in a walker's paradise with a walk score of 98. You'll never be far from great restaurants, café's, Rittenhouse Square, Fitler Square and the dog park which are all located in this lively neighborhood which is also part of the award-winning Albert M. Greenfield school catchment.
Listing courtesy of Compass Pennsylvania, LLC.
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